VA Secretary rescinds 2017 decision to close Hot Springs facility

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Eric Boyd/Fall River County Herald-Star

In a press conference held in Hot Springs on March 2, 2020, VA Secretary Robert Wilkie was joined by South Dakota’s full congressional delegation and governor where he announced his plans to take a new look at the previous decision to close the Hot Springs facility, while adding that “it will not close.”

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By Brett Nachtigall

Publisher

HOT SPRINGS – Back on March 2, 2020, local veterans and Hot Springs area...

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State Home activates solar panels

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Photo by Brett Nachtigall/Fall River County Herald-Star

South Dakota Secretary of Veterans Affairs Greg Whitlock throws the ceremonial switch to activate the Hot Springs State Veterans Home’s new solar system. Also pictured from left are Regional State Engineer Steve Mezger, Physical Plant Manager Tom Inman, State Engineer Stacy Watter, Sec. Whitlock, GenPro VP of Energy Development Molly Brown and State Home Superintendent Brad Richardson.

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By Brett Nachtigall

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Foster retires after nearly 25 years as clerk magistrate

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Photo by Cathy Nelson/FRC Herald-Star

Carol Foster stands in the law library in the Fall River County Courthouse. She retired as clerk magistrate on Sept. 8.

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Tammy Grapentine steps into the position

 

By Cathy Nelson

HOT SPRINGS – After twenty-four and half years of working for Fall River County, Clerk Magistrate Carol Foster retired on September 8.

She decided to retire early. “I wanted to free up some time to do the things I want to do, when I can still...

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Young couple brings new business ideas to Edgemont

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Geoff and Karena Benway with Rail House Co., LLC, of Edgemont.

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By Eric Harrold

Staff Writer

EDGEMONT – Geoff and Karena Benway decided to return to Edgemont, a move that has resulted in an even bigger decision to pursue an opportunity to start a family business. They are the owners of Rail House Co., LLC, which specializes in custom furniture, home décor, antique restoration, and remodeling. The name is derived from Geoff’s prior association...

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SDSU’s Coach Stiegelmeier featured at Right to Life event in Hot Springs

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Photo by Marcus Heerdt/Fall River County Herald-Star

SDSU head football coach John Stiegelmeier speaks at Hot Springs Area Right to Life’s fall fundraiser, which was held at Woolly’s Grill in Hot Springs last Thursday, Sept. 10.

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By Marcus Heerdt

HOT SPRINGS – On Thursday, Sept. 10, the Hot Springs Area Right to Life (HSARTL) hosted South Dakota State University head football coach John Stiegelmeier as their guest speaker at the organization’s fall fundraising...

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